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Writing steps

·        Prewriting

·        Drafting

·        Revising/editing

              Tips

                        Improve papagraphs

                        Implement self-evaluation

                        Implement peer evaluation

                        Check content

                        Check structure

                        Make sure the language is specific, descriptive, and nonsexist

                        Check unity

                        Check coherence

                        Check style

                        Check tone

·        Proofreading

·        Publishing/ presenting

 

Prewriting activities

·        “love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it  is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration” –O.H. Lawrence

what is the first thing that comes to mind after reading this quote? Whom of what does it make you think about?

·        Describe, in detail, what one weekday and one weekend would be like of electricity had never been invented.

·        What would you do if you knew somebody who was threatening to commit suicide? What was attempting suicide? List several things you could do in each situation

·        Dr. King was a pacifist and believed that hatred and prejudice could be fought with love. Do you agree with him? Do you think that in all situations a peaceful response is the correct one?

Types of writing

·        Descriptive writing

·        Narrative writing

·        Expository writing

·        Persuasive writing

 

 

Rubric for your paper:

·        Typed by standards………………………………………………………………………………………………..30pts.

·        Have Work Cited Page…………………………………………………………………………………………….10pts.

·        Parenthetical References…………………………………………………………………………………………...40pts.

·        Title Page…………………………………………………………………………………………………………..10pts.

·        Putting forth an effort………………………………………………………………………………………………10pts.